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exhibit

Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzɪbət; ɪgˈzɪbɪt/

Translation of exhibit in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [goods/paintings] exponer*
    Example sentences
    • His work is also exhibited in museums, galleries and private collections worldwide.
    • Like many of the artists whose works were exhibited at the fair, Lux's photographs blur the boundary between reality and artificiality.
    • A representative sample of this spectacular art collection is exhibited on three floors in 43 galleries, some of which are graced by exquisite stucco ceilings.
  • 2 [formal] [skill/dexterity] demostrar*, poner* de manifiesto; [fear/courage] mostrar*; [symptoms] presentar to exhibit signs of interest dar* muestras de interés
    Example sentences
    • He exhibits qualities that probably make him a loyal friend and certainly endearing company.
    • However, since most ratio variables exhibit this quality in the social sciences, they are not being distinguished here.
    • However, samples from a small number of sites exhibited unusual behaviour and these are commented upon in the outcrop discussions below.
    Example sentences
    • Some patients, especially young children, may exhibit signs and symptoms of respiratory distress that are indistinguishable from those of an acute asthma attack.
    • When the patient began bleeding from a gastric ulcer and exhibiting signs of hypovolemic shock, an exploratory laparotomy was performed.
    • On rare occasions, patients exhibit signs of anesthetic toxicity, including flushing, hives, chest or abdominal discomfort, and nausea.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (in gallery, museum)[ objeto en exposición ] the prize exhibit la joya or la mejor pieza de la exposición the museum houses several hundred exhibits el museo alberga una colección de varios centenares de piezas ( or obras etc) the paintings on exhibit las pinturas expuestas do not touch the exhibits se ruega no tocar los objetos expuestos 1.2 [Law/Derecho][ documento u objeto que se exhibe en un juicio como prueba ] 1.3 (exhibition) (American English/inglés norteamericano) exposición (feminine)

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